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Ontario Energy Board Act, 1998
Loi de 1998 sur la Commission de l’énergie de l’Ontario



Historical version for the period March 11, 1999 to October 12, 2010.

No amendments.

This Regulation is made in English only.

1. In this Regulation,

“residential or small business consumer” means a consumer who annually uses less than 150,000 kilowatt hours of electricity.  O. Reg. 90/99, s. 1.

2. (1) An applicant for the issuance or renewal of a licence that allows for the retailing of electricity to residential or small business consumers must meet all of the following requirements:

1. Having regard to the financial position of the applicant, the applicant can reasonably be expected to be financially responsible in the conduct of business.

2. The past conduct of the applicant affords reasonable grounds for belief that the applicant will carry on business in accordance with law and with integrity and honesty.

3. If the applicant is a corporation, the past conduct of its officers and directors affords reasonable grounds for belief that its business will be carried on in accordance with law and with integrity and honesty.

4. The applicant is not carrying on activities that are, or will be, if the applicant is licensed, in contravention of the Act or the regulations or the rules made under Part III of the Act.

5. If the applicant is an individual, the applicant is at least 18 years old.  O. Reg. 90/99, s. 2 (1).

(2) If a requirement prescribed by subsection (1) is not met, the issuance or renewal of the licence shall be refused.  O. Reg. 90/99, s. 2 (2).